So a couple of weeks these ridiculously cute organizer boxes kept popping all over my Instagram feed. People keeping talking about how much they could hold and ( with a teacher discount ) how they cheap they were. With storage and lack of space being a daily struggle in the life of an SLP, and […]
Prompts and Cues. These words are part of the specialized language that we learn as Speech-Language Pathologists. They are right up there with fluency and aphasia. We use these words all the time and probably interchangeably, but it is important to understand the difference, and yes, there is a difference.
With high caseloads that only seem to grow but the day, SLPs rely on grouping students to meet goals and required minutes. Articulation groups are one of the most common ways SLPs use to help students with articulation ( and phonological ) disorders. While this may be the most common we need to ask ourselves, […]
Let’s face it working on social skills is tough. We are trying to help our students understand and learn these abstract and ever changing concepts. One of the toughest areas to work on with students is conversational skills. This is where friend fact files come in handy! Usually our students struggle with sharing the […]
Before I went on maternity leave I made sure I had everything prepped and ready to go for my cover to start with in the fall. I had my Maternity Leave Binder and even some chocolates ready and waiting. I thought this is all I would need to be prepared for my transition and return… I […]
Happy New Year! The start of a new year is always exciting but can be hard to incorporate into speech because it isn’t one of those ‘standard’ holidays. There aren’t any specific images or colors that go the ‘New Year’, but it’s fun to talk about with our kids none the less. Here are some […]
Data. Our careers revolve around it. We use these numbers to determine everything from eligibility, goals, therapy methods, and billing. However, these little numbers can cause us some big stress. There is so much to keep data on it seems we are always on the hunt for the best and quickest method to keep these […]
You’re an undergrad. You’re going to parties and going to class. You are thinking about which friends you will get to hang out with over break and in the back of your mind a little voice whispers…grad school. Yes, grad school. Are there two words anymore stressful to an undergrad trying to become an SLP?! […]
I am thrilled to continue our series of SLPs sharing what ideas and thoughts are in their ‘speech bubbles’. Today, Cheri from Super Power Speech is joining us to talk about the SLPs role in collaborating! Close to ten years ago I had an epiphany. I may have been slow to figure this one out, […]
Using a visual timer can be a helpful tool when students are having behavior or work completion issues. However some of the timers out there are, well, boring. Outloud Timer 2 is an interactive, visual timer app that is engaging for kids and useful for you!